Mystery of the “Male” Geisha

Mystery of the “Male” Geisha

The Geisha: white faced, dosage cherry lipped, robed in luxurious silks, full of delicacy, grace and mystery. They’re a cultural icon of Japan, a definition of femininity and temptation rooted in a cultural evolution of…. men? Counter to every image and emotion geisha conjure in today’s world, the first geisha were actually men. Known as

Loy Krathong: Thailand’s festival of lights and rivers

Every November, Thailand’s rivers, canals, lakes, and ponds, and even sometimes swimming pools and fountains, light up with beautiful floral creations, sending wishes and hopes for blessings and forgiveness into nature. Loy Kratong, which translates loosely to “floating basket”, is celebrated on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month of the Thai